Specimen Information

Poecilia mexicana
Poecilia mexicana
(Shortfin Molly)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID278864
GroupFishes
GenusPoecilia
Speciesmexicana
Common NameShortfin Molly
StateNV
CountyClark
LocalityMoapa (Muddy) River at Warm Springs Road, about 0.8 miles W off NV 168 (formerly NV 7), 7.5 air miles NW NV 168/I-15 junction (Glendale).
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMuddy
HUC8 Number15010012
HUC10 NameUpper Muddy River
HUC10 Number1501001208
HUC12 NameBattleship Wash-Muddy River
HUC12 Number150100120801
Map
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Collection Day18
Collection Month7
Collection Year1977
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:20908
Author:North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences.
Date:2011
Title:North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences - Ichthyology Collection Database.
Publisher:North Carolina Museum of Natural History.
Record TypeLiterature
DisposalNorth Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
Museum Cat NumberNCSM 37695
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Preserved34


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/5/2021].

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